Thomas Vier

May 1, 1922February 27, 2014

Thomas H. Vier, 91, passed away on February 27, 2014.

Prior to moving to Jupiter, FL he had been a resident of Allendale, NJ and White Plains, NY. During World War II he served as a Lieutenant, Infantry, with the 80th Division in France. He was awarded the Purple Heart in 1944. Thomas was a life member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. He was an executive with B. Altman and Company, Fifth Avenue, New York. Thomas was Managing Director of their stores located in Short Hills, NJ and Paramus, NJ. He was past President of the Rotary Club in Paramus, NJ. Thomas was a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary and received recognition from the Walter Head Foundation. Other activities included working with handicapped children and the Girl Scouts. He was a past President of the New York Retail Merchants Association and Chairman of the Better Business Bureau for Northern New Jersey and lower New York State.

Thomas is survived by his wife Mary Howe Vier, and their children; Susan Pussilano of Chicago, IL, Ann Marie Vier of Lincoln Park, NJ, Thomas H. Vier, Jr. of Mahwah, NJ, Philip S. Vier of Ridgewood, NJ, Peter R. Vier of Jupiter, FL and Nancy Kearns of Bedford, NY, and Fourteen grandchildren.

Friends may visit the family at the Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center, 1112 Military Trail, Jupiter, Fl 33458, on Wednesday, March 5, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church, 204 US Hwy. 1, Tequesta, Fl, on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:00pm.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 5, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, March 6, 2014

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Paula Gehringer

August 22, 2014

Dear Vier Family,

Please accept my condolences on your father's passing. I remember him fondly from when he lived across from us in Allendale.

Paula Gehringer.

Jim Carson

March 16, 2014

One of the best story tellers of all time! Tom, your energy and smile will live on forever. I will always remember our flights together. God bless you.

Richard Prince

March 14, 2014

Sorry to hear about Mr. Vier's passing. Great guy. worked for him at Altmans and on his property in Allendale.

March 7, 2014

We are so sorry to learn of Tom's passing. He was a true gentleman, a class act in every way, always kind and caring. Our relationship with him and Mary have always been of happy memory. He will be missed. God Bless him and his lovely family. Margy and Bob Inglima of Paramus NJ and Florida.

March 5, 2014

My deepest sympathy to Mary and Tom's family. It was a pleasure to have volunteered with Tom at the Jupiter Medical Center in "Motor Aid". There was never a finer person for me to have known. May God bless the family and know that heaven has gained another angel. Patrick Barone, North Palm Beach.

Sharon Christ

March 5, 2014

The Bough Gildea Vier relationship go way back in history....Hoya Saxa to you Tom Vier......the Georgetown crew have been waiting for this day for many are all together again.........what a great legacy you have left for your children and their children.......I pray they use it as you intended........wisely.....

Brian Pussilano

March 4, 2014

My father-in-law, Tom Vier, was a kind, generous, wise, modest, brave, compassionate, inquisitive and supportive man; and a loving husband and father. He was a caring grandfather, a fabulous father-in-law and a friend for 44 years. He embodied the best of the greatest generation this country will ever know.

I will always cherish the fond memories I have of our times together, especially the countless Sunday dinners, the annual holiday gatherings and his visits to our numerous home cities. He and Mary were exquisite and generous hosts who always made each visit to their home a special occasion for our entire family.

I will miss him terribly but I am consoled knowing that his was a life fully lived over 92 marvelous years.

Adieu my friend, it was a privilege to know you and to be married to your beautiful daughter, Susan.

Clare Kirchman

March 3, 2014

We were so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a very kind and generous neighbor who always had a kind word to share with us or our children. We will always remember him fondly. Our deepest condolences to his wonderful family. The Kirchman Family

March 3, 2014

We are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a kind and generous neighbor who always was so sweet to us and our kids. We will always remember him fondly. The Kirchman Family

March 2, 2014

Our condolences from the Hart Family, Bill, Christi and Bobby. Former owners of The MailBox Plus.